|Rag Radio - 2010-06-22 / Black Panther Robert King - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-A discussion with Robert King, a member of the Black Panther Party and one of the Angola 3, who spent 32 years in Angola prison, 29 in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit. Also: Mariann Wizard, discussing political prisoner Marilyn Buck. Producer and host: Thorne Dreyer. Engineer: Tracey Schulz.
Keywords: -Robert King; Angola 3; Black Panthers; Mariann Wizard; Marilyn Buck; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Political Prisoners
|Rag Radio 11-03-2009 / The Poetry of Mariann Wizard and Larry Piltz - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-Mariann Wizard and Larry Piltz -- both regular contributors to The Rag Blog -- read and discuss their poetry as well as their personal histories, how they work, and issues involving poetry and social change. Guests:*Mariann Wizard is a political activist, writer -- she writes scientific reviews of natural medicines -- and widely published poet. Mariann was a founder of The Rag in Austin in 1966 and was active in the 60s New Left...
Keywords: -Mariann Wizard, Larry Piltz, Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Poetry, Poets, Writers, Activists, The Rag, The Rag Blog, New Left, Sixties
|Rag Radio 03-30-2010 / Author and former Yippie Jonah Raskin - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-A conversation with Jonah Raskin about the California Marijuana Initiative, Sixties activism, and much more. Raskin is an activist and educator, the author of a dozen books, the former Minister of Information for the Yippies and member of SDS, and is a regular contributor to The Rag Blog. He teaches media law at Sonoma State University in northern California. Also participating: Mariann Wizard. Host and producer: Thorne Dreyer...
Keywords: -Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Jonah Raskin, Mariann Wizard, California Marijuana Initiative, Yippies, SDS, Sixties, Activists, Authors, Educators, The Rag Blog
|Rag Radio 2013-11-15 - Original Ragstaffers: Maryland Legislator Doyle Niemann & Activist/Poet Mariann Wizard - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Thorne Dreyer's guests on Rag Radio are Doyle Niemann, now a progressive leader in the Maryland House of Delegates, and poet/activist Mariann Garner-Wizard. Niemann and Wizard (then Mariann Vizard) both worked with The Rag, Austin’s now legendary underground newspaper, published from 1966-1977. Doyle Niemann was an anti-war activist at the University of Nebraska and the University of Texas where he worked with the Young Democrats and the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Mariann Wizard; Doyle Niemann; The Rag; Maryland House of Delegates; Underground Press; Sixties; Activists; Poets; In These Times; Great Speckled Bird; Space City; Alternative Medicine
|People United - June 25, 2010 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with former Black Panther Robert Hillary King, Ex-pinta Support Alliance founder Tania Rivera, and former Students for a Democratic Society activist Mariann Wizard about the life, health, and pending release of US political prisoner Marilyn Buck.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Marilyn Buck; Mariann Wizard; Robert Hillary King; Robert King; Robert King Wilkerson; Tania Rivera; Black Panthers; Black Panther Party; Students for a Democratic Society; Black Liberation Army; Weather Underground; social movements; liberation movements; state repression; political prisoners; prison conditions; criminal justice system; Ex-pinta Support Alliance; ESA; Rag Blog; From the Bottom of the Heap; Resistencia Bookstore; Red Salmon Arts; Raul Salinas; raulrsalinas; female prisoners; women prisoners; pintas; black freedom struggle; prison organizing; prisoner organizing; prison abolition; political sentences; human rights; political struggle
|People United - March 2, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features Thorne Dreyer, the editor of _The Rag Blog_ as well as the host of KOOP Radio's own _Rag Radio_, and Alice Embree, a contributing editor to _The Rag Blog_, on the earlier publication they helped found, _The Rag_, an underground newspaper published in Austin, Texas, from 1966 to 1977. They spoke at the Public Affairs Forum at the 1st Unitarian Universalist Church in Austin on February 19, 2012.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Thorne Dreyer; Alice Embree; The Rag; Rag Reunion; The Rag Blog; Rag Radio; underground newspaper; underground press; Underground Press Syndicate; alternative newspaper; alternative press; alternative journalism; independent media; mainstream media; The Daily Texan; University of Texas at Austin; John McMillan; Smoking Typewriters; the New Left; counterculture; activism; personal liberation; popular culture; politics; social movements; Civil Rights Movement; anti-war movement; Vietnam War; LGBT; women's rights; women's movement; feminism; sexual liberation; gay rights; LGBT; direct action; participatory democracy; Tom Hayden; Port Huron Statement; Students for a Democratic Society; Movement for a Democratic Society; Mariann Wizard; Alan Pogue; 1960s; Sixties; Lucian Villasenor; Occupy UT; Occupy Austin; Occupy Wall Street; Occupy movement; Public Affairs Forum; 1st Unitarian Universalist Church; Bonny Gardner; Jim Letchworth; race; class; gender; history; current events
|People United 2013 Apr 12 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features archivist John H. Slate on his book Lost Austin, with additional reflections from muralist Raúl Valdez and activist Mariann Wizard. They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on April 7, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; John H Slate; John Slate; Lost Austin; Austin History Center; Arcadia Publishing; Images of America; archivist; city; Dallas; Texas; University of Texas at Austin; Frank Erwin; radio; television; cable; public access; Austin Community Television; ACTV; Alternative Views; Infosex; sexuality; LGBT; hippies; counterculture; social movements; social justice; underground press; The Rag; The Rag Blog; Rag Radio; gender; class; race; ethnicity; Chicano; Mexican American; African American; black; white; people of color; communities of color; minorities; demographics; segregation; gentrification; real estate; development; developer; Rainey Street; East Austin; Eric Mitchell; Austin City Council; Juarez-Lincoln University; Antioch College; Antioch University; We Will Always Be Here; muralist; murals; Los Elementos; Raúl Valdez; Carlos Lowry; Varsity Theater; Methodist Student Center; Mariann Wizard; civil rights; activist; activism; bars; gay; lesbian; photograph; photography; research; archive; history; current events